Jacob Astley

Jacob Astley (1579 - 1652)

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Jacob "1st Baron Astley of Reading" Astley
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Died in Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdommap
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Jacob Astley, 1st Baron Astley of Reading was the 2nd son of Isaac Astley, of Hill Morton, co. Warwick, and Melton Constable, co. Norfolk (by his wife Mary Waldegrave, dau. of Edward Waldegrave, of Borley, co. Essex), only surv. son of John Astley, of Hill Morton, co. Warwick, and Melton Constable, co. Norfolk (by his wife Frances Cheyney, dau. and hrss. of John Cheyney, of Sittingbourne, co. Kent), descended from Ralph de Astley, younger half-brother of Andrew [de Astley], 1st Baron Astley.

d. Feb 1561/2.[2][1]

bur. All Saints Church, Maidstone, Kent.[3]


  • 06 Nov 1644: Baron Astley of Reading.[4]


  • Father: Isaac Astley, son of John Astley of Hill Morton and Melton Constable.[5]
  • Mother: Mary Waldegrave (father: Edward Waldegrave of Borley, Essex).[6]


m. Agnes Imple (father: Henry Imple.[7][2] Issue:

  • (eldest son and heir) Isaac, 2nd Baron Astley (d. 1662).[8]
m. (27 Dec 1650) Anne Stydolphe (father: Sir Francis Stydolphe).[9]


  • English Civil War: Royalist


1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Astley, Jacob Astley. WikiSource.org.[10]

Burke, B. & Burke, A.P. (1914). "Hastings: Lineage of Astley," in Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire. Harrison & Sons, pp. 970. Google Books.[11]

Sir Jacob Astley 1st Baron Astley of Reading no. KFYL-VG5. FamilySearch.org.[12]

Wikipedia: Jacob Astley, 1st Baron Astley of Reading

  1. Burke & Burke (1914), say that Jacob's family was from Norfolk.
  2. Burke & Burke (1914), state that she was "German.".[1]

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